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The Resource Oral history interview with Carlos J. Moorhead, by Susan Douglass Yates

Oral history interview with Carlos J. Moorhead, by Susan Douglass Yates

Label
Oral history interview with Carlos J. Moorhead, 1997
Title
Oral history interview with Carlos J. Moorhead
Statement of responsibility
by Susan Douglass Yates
Inclusive dates
1997
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Moorhead discusses his family background and childhood in California, his successful bids for State Assembly in 1966 and for House of Representatives in 1972. Also covered is his service in the Assembly during the Democratic leadership of Jesse M. Unruh and the Republican governorship of Ronald W. Reagan, the House Judiciary Committee during the Richard M. Nixon impeachment hearings, and various activities while in the State Assembly and Congress
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Carlos J. Moorhead was a representative of the Forty-third Assembly District in the California State Assembly from 1966 until 1972. During his tenure, Moorhead was vice chair of the Natural Resources, Planning and Public Works Committee, and a member of the California Law Revision Commission. Moorhead left the Assembly after being elected in 1972 to the U.S. House of Representatives. When he was first elected, he represented the Twentieth Congressional District. Upon beginning his term in the House of Representatives in 1973, Moorhead served on the Judiciary Committee during the impeachment hearings of President Richard M. Nixon. He served as vice chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee and of the Subcommittee on Intellectural Property and Judicial Administration. He also was Republican dean of the California congressional delegation and was appointed to serve on the Federal Court Study Commission by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. Moorhead was a founding member of the California Institute for Federal Policy, a think tank formed to help inform California's congressional members.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Location of other archival material
  • Records pertaining to Moorhead's terms in the House of Representatives from 1973 to 1996 (Collection 494);
  • Available at Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles,
Label
Oral history interview with Carlos J. Moorhead, by Susan Douglass Yates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "California State Assemblyman, 1966-1972, United States Congressman, 1972-1996
  • Transcript of a 9 1/4-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 328 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45615312
  • ucoclc45615312
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Carlos J. Moorhead, by Susan Douglass Yates
Publication
Note
  • "California State Assemblyman, 1966-1972, United States Congressman, 1972-1996
  • Transcript of a 9 1/4-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 328 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45615312
  • ucoclc45615312
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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